Wk 5: Food Safety

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Wk 5: Food Safety [due Wed]

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Review food safety scenarios and answer questions in relation to Food Safety.

Consult the Food Safety Scenarios (http://myresource.phoenix.edu/secure/resource/SCI220r11/SCI220r11_wk5_Food_Safety_Scenarios.doc) do cument and then complete the following for each scenario:

Scenario 1 • Write at least 50-word responses to each of the following questions. Be clear and concise, use

complete sentences, and explain your answers using specific examples. • Based on Scenario 1, what are the possible sources of food-borne illness? • Although Jeremiah did not get sick, there were several areas throughout Jeremiah’s day that

could have led him to a serious case of food-borne illness. Point out these areas and briefly explain why they are of concern and what Jeremiah could have done differently.

• Why is it safe for steak to be pink in the middle, but potentially dangerous for a hamburger not to be cooked all the way through?

Scenario 2 • Write at least 50-word responses to each of the following questions. Be clear and concise, use

complete sentences, and explain your answers using specific examples. • How could this illness have been prevented? • Based on the incubation period and symptoms of the illness, what is the most likely

microorganism responsible for this illness? • Describe the temperature danger zone. • How could Martha have sped up the cooling process of the lasagna? • If the leftover lasagna was thoroughly reheated, (which it was), how did it still lead to food-

borne illness?

Scenario 3 • Write at least 50-word responses to each of the following questions. Be clear and concise, use

complete sentences, and explain your answers using specific examples. • What could be the cause of Sally and her family members’ illness? • How could this illness have been prevented?

The Grading Guide for Food Safety (http://myresource.phoenix.edu/secure/resource/SCI220r11/SCI220r11_wk5_Food_Safety_Grading_Guide.d oc) will be used for this assignment.

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